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. and outside boston, traffic came to a halt on the massachusetts turnpike. a backup of headlights and tail lights, 40 miles long putting the brakes on early-goers. how busy are the highways? triple a says more than 40 million people will go out on the holidays, 90% hitting the road. nearly half of them today. air travel is down slightly, gas prices and hotel rates are about the same as last year. but the cost of rental cars has spiked 27%. that is, of course, if you can find one. in the northeast, hurricane sandy wiped out a lot of inventory, forcing many people like this man to change their rental car plans quickly. >> i never thought i would leave la guardia to pick up a u-haul, who wants to show up to a family thanksgiving in a moving truck? >> reporter: well, as long as it is moving like the traffic tonight that is a good thing. now the rental company and the sour economy have caused a lot of people to get on the bus. some 600,000 people are expected to get on the bus, it is a trend we expect to see now until the end of the year. >> ron mott, safe travel. >>> and today, the dow up 48 p
that football. also joining us. boston, massachusetts. tell me about what you've seen so far that's been your favorite. >> the marching band. the charlie brown and the spider man. >> you what, carol, i'm so glad to see that old school charlie brown is beating all the spongebob. it's been a great parade so far. it's still happening. ronald mcdonald about to make his way down here. it's been a great time to be out in new york. a lot of people in new york have a lot to be thankful for. >> i can't believe how warm it is. people aren't wearing coats. usually it's freezing. >> reporter: i don't even need this coat but i think it looks better with the turtle neck so i'm going to keep the coat on. >> you are such a metrosexual. thank you. we'll get back to you. we'll be right back. i said to my wife the other day: i bet you that we could save money by switching to a cheaper detergent than tide. and, what did i tell you? that it was a bad idea. and? and she was right... the clothes weren't as clean and even i could tell. so, no savings. we're back to tide. and now, i'm doing the laundry all month. wit
will spend $20 billion less in the next two years if the fiscal cliff happens. >>> the boston herald reports massachusetts highway safety director is resigning. sheila burgess came under fire because her driving record includes seven accidents, four speeding violations and a ticket for not wearing a seat belt. did we mention she's the highway safety director? this week, the governor said it was a screw up his words, to hire burgess for that job. she cites health reasons for her resignation. >>> and the telegraph says the pope says in his new book that christ was born earlier than commonly thought. he says dennis small made that mistake many years ago and nobody caught it. many believe he was born between 17 bc and 200 bc. >>> good morning, and happy thanksgiving! weather outside looking very nice as we expect high pressure to build in overhead. temperatures warming up very nicely toward the afternoon a little chilly early on today. but the latter part of the day mostly sunny skies. we'll crank these temperatures up into the 60s so get outside and enjoy it if
as a test run starting on december 12th. if things run smoothly they'll expand it to boston, chicago, new york. it's following similar efforts by amazon and walmart. this program seeks to build on services, double-digit growth and package volume. same-day delivery for san francisco, about $10. >>> president obama wishing everyone a happy thanksgiving in his weekly presidential address. >> on behalf of the obama family, i want to miss everyone a very happy thanksgiving. for us, like so many of you, this is a day full of family and friends, food, and football. it's a day to fight the overwhelming urge to take a nap, at least until after dinner. but most of all, it's a time to give thanks, for each other and for the incredible bounty we enjoy in this country. this is especially important this year. as a nation, we've just emerged from a campaign season that was passionate, noisy, and vital to democracy. it also required us to make choices. and sometimes those choices led us to focus on what sets us apart instead of what ties us together. what candidate we support, instead of what country we
through the weekend, but not by too much. that holds true for boston and even syracuse seeing highs in the 50s. for the parade this morning, right in the mid-40s, looking good, and the winds will be comfortable, which is great for the floats. but if you're driving in memphis this morning or if you're driving down in houston, i'm getting some reports on twitter that there is dense fog out there, so be careful. another thing to keep in mind are the strong winds through the plains states. wyoming, dakotas, gusts could get as strong as 45 miles per hour. so that may impact your travel, as far to the east as minneapolis. we're also looking at low clouds in seattle and that fog that i mentioned that could slow you down. finally, if you're looking for a little taste of wintry weather, you'll find it in international falls, minnesota. but the rest of the country is looking warm. brooke and alina, temperatures are actually 20 degrees above normal today across parts of the midwest. it's a nice and warm thanksgiving. >> nice. enjoy the weather. bonnie, thank you. >>> this week, "the next list"
of college and got a job in my home town of boston at a telephone -- television station. they needed somebody to sweep the floors and i grabbed it right away. i was the lowest form of life and the television station. they were giving the last slice of cake to my cameraman's dog before me. i think that is important in a couple of ways. you get to do everything. when i was doing the low-level job, i was able to observe everything. i was able to watch everything. i think humility is a big part of the news business. we are just reporters. it is another thing that it's anotherin our world as the star system. anger people have become stars. that is and congress with just regular reporters. -- anchor people have become stars. you might be less than you think you are going to be at some point, that is actually a good thing. but the yourself in terms of being able to learn everything you can around the. i was watching because they had a radio station. i got to work for them and write to their copy for free in my spare time. my job was enough to pay the rent. my first editorial job, i did not get paid
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